publication . Doctoral thesis . 2001

Understanding Subgroups of Novice Drivers : A Basis for Increased Safety and Health

Berg, Hans-Yngve;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Institutionen för hälsa och miljö
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Every year, drivers throughout the world are killed or injured in road traffic, particularly in developing countries. Young drivers run a greater risk everywhere, and this problem is still largely unsolved. Better understanding of the underlying processes could, however, be a useful tool in preventive endeavours. The aim of this thesis is to elucidate some of the accident problem among young car drivers. The focus is on understanding how lifestyle and other social and demographical factors influence the health of young people in terms of mobility and safety. Better knowledge of these factors makes it possible to design safety measures specially tailored for diff...
Subjects
free text keywords: novice drivers, security, health, accidents, Medical and Health Sciences, Medicin och hälsovetenskap
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